The complete book of practical gardening: the definitive step-by-step guide to planning, planting, and maintaining the perfect garden

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Lorenz, 1997 - Gardening - 512 pages
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This beautifully illustrated volume is the definitive, step-by-step guide to planning, planting and maintaining a perfect garden.

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About the author (1997)

Peter McHoy started his horticultural career as a seed analyst, but soon moved into magazine journalism so he could share his enthusiasm for plants and gardens with others. During this time he worked on several gardening magazines, both as an editor and a consultant. Peter now spends all his time writing books and running a horticultural photographic library, as well as writing regular gardening features pages for a number of magazines. His many books include The Gardener's Year and Roses for Lorenz Books.

Susan Berry is a writer and editor specializing in gardening. She has written or co-written "The Complete Guide to Gardening in Containers," "Best Plants," "Irises," and "The Low Maintenance Garden," She also writes for "Gardener's World," "Homes and Gardens" and "She" magazines.

Susan Berry is a gardening writer and editor with more than 20 books and many magazine articles to her credit, including contributions to "Gardener's World" and "Homes & Gardens," Her previous books include "The City Garden," "Contained Gardens," "Best Plants," "Laura Ashley Color" and, as co-author, "Plants for Small Spaces" from Firefly Books. She lives in London.

Steve Bradley has a Royal Horticultural Society Master of Horticulture Diploma and was Director of Horticulture at Merrist Wood College in England for many years before pursuing a career in journalism. He has gardening programs on television and radio, and has written a number of books on gardening including two books with co-author Susan Berry: "Contained Gardens," "The Pruning Handbook" and "Plant Life," He lives in England.

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